Program Assistant

Basic Job Information

Vacancy ID NFA/21/005
No. of Vacancy 1
Employment Type Contract
Job Location Asia Pacific Region (Flexibility of Working from Home)
Offered Salary Negotiable
Deadline Dec. 10, 2021, 17:00 Bangkok Time

Job Specification

Education Level Bachelor
Experience Required More than or equals to 2 years

Job Description

NFA is seeking a motivated, energetic and passionate Program Assistant, based in the Asia-Pacific region (with the flexibility of working from home), to support NFA to deliver an upcoming project supported by the COVID-19 Emergency Statelessness Fund (CESF). The project is focused on Actioning the CESF Impact Report published in June 2021 in the Asia-Pacific Region. The project aims to support CESF Consortium members (‘Partners’) in four Asia-Pacific countries (Nepal, Bangladesh, India, and Malaysia) to contextualize the Impact Report and implement the calls to action specified in the Report and fulfill a certain immediate need of the members.

The position will report to the Program Coordinator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare meeting notes and workshop reports
  • Provide logistic, operation and research support to the Program Officer on the immediate need projects
  • Support the daily administrative responsibilities related to the project
  • Undertake certain studies on statelessness on their own

Required Qualifications and Experiences:

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree (human rights, law, social work, international relations, development studies, migration studies, or other similar fields)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including experience dealing with sensitive stakeholders and information
  • Experience working on statelessness or other related human rights issues will be preferred

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must be eligible to work in Nepal.

NFA values diversity, equality, and inclusivity. Applications are welcome from all backgrounds. We especially encourage people with lived experiences of statelessness to apply. Please send your application in Word or PDF format to [email protected] with the subject line “Application: Program Assistant”.

The application should include:

  • A CV of a maximum of 2 pages
  • A cover letter addressing the above-mentioned criteria (maximum 2 pages)
  • Contact details for two referees